Meaning and name origin
Jerusha \j(e)-ru-sha\ as a girl's name is pronounced je-ROO-shah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jerusha is "married, a possession". Biblical: the wife of King Uzziah. Used by the Puritans and revived somewhat in the 19th century. Literary: James Michener used the name for the missionary heroine in his novel "Hawaii".
Jerusha is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jerusha for girls. Jerusha has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Jeressa. Like Jerusha, this name is not commonly used.